Watch the video of the incident captured by an onlooker below –
Watch: Moments when drunk truck driver drags car with 4 passengers for several kilometres in UP’s Meeruthttps://t.co/xHBejp9o1X
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As per the account of local witnesses, the car was dragged by the intoxicated truck driver following an altercation between him and the car occupants. The drunk truck driver then allegedly try to flee the scene, however, he was apprehended by cops soon after.
The hit-and-drag incident comes only a day after a speeding truck hit a horse-driven cart used in weddings carrying five people in Meerut. Three people, including two brothers, were killed in the incident and the remaining two suffered injuries, police said.
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Just over a week ago, TOI Auto had reported about another hit-and-drag incident involving a traffic police constable, who was dragged on the bonnet of a car for about 2 kilometres in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Similar incidents continue to be reported across the country at an alarmingly high rate, even resulting in deaths in many cases. The infamous Kanjhawala hit-and-drag incident shocked the entire country last month, when a woman riding a scooter was hit and then dragged under a car leading to her demise